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Michael: The Country Where Liberty Is a Statue
If one takes a good look at US history and how it responds to the world, especially when in political…
David Dobereiner: President Biden’s China Conundrum
Could any US president institute a policy of making America LESS great again? Because that would seem to be necessary…
John reynolds: McConnell Cynically used the Trump-Monster to get Tax Cuts and SCOTUS, Now Dropping him like a Squeezed Orange
"Dropping him like a squeezed orange " ha ha . How about another tabloid headline: Trump was played by special…
Kread: Denouncing Republican Evils While Demanding Progressive Policies
"a triumph for progressive forces"??? you've got to be kidding.
Michael: America Has Entered the Weimar Era
In the first paragraph, the final phrase "but it is clear that the underlying, again, “rapacious” nature of the governing…
Michael: America Has Entered the Weimar Era
It is clear that the rapacious character of the governing elite throughout US history is quite the opposite of the…
Paulo Rodriguez: How to Keep On Keeping On
Thank you so much for this article, Ellen.
Charlie Smithers: A Brief Query
Consistent with the psychology of right-wing authoritaianism/social dominance orientation and fascism in general, the events at the Capital can be…
danica: A Brief Query
First time tragedy, second time farce. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9k5v6bjwGA What's a beer putsch? First you buy everyone in the saloon beer. Then…
Elizabeth Marxsen: A Brief Query
Answers to those questions may shed light on Trump as to why he ordered police to stand down. And maybe…
Michael: “I intend to reconcile the Venezuelans”
Actually being in and living in Latin America is far different from the general image one finds in US media.…
Michael: Greta Thunberg dismisses ’empty words’ in new climate crisis appeal – video
¡Viva Greta! There is a Bible verse that says in part "and a little child shall lead them." I would…
Anil Eklavya: American Exceptionalism?
I had the previous comment when the title of the article was “How do you Like them Apples.”
Anil Eklavya: The Semblance of a Bolivarian Bureaucrat
Be careful what you wish for. After lifetimes of railing agains corruption of exactly this kind, in our country, we…
Michael: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
Thank goodness. Thank you. So honest, so beautiful.
Paulo Rodriguez: Power Requires Structure, Structure Requires Discipline
That was HOT as fire. Thanks Vince! I'll keep your words in mind.
Paulo Rodriguez: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
Dear Mike, I don't have your eloquence nor Lydia's. I'm also uncertain these words will have the effect I intend…
jlc: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
There's room in lots of minds for Michael and Lydia. Every day. World-changers. Life-changers.
Joel Isaacs: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
Blessings to you, Michael. You and Lydia have given so much to me, and to so many others. And that's…
Michael: The D.C. Political Monopoly Just Does Not Get It
I suppose we can't blame all evil events simply on "capitalism," it has to do, of course, with basic human…
David Dobereiner: The D.C. Political Monopoly Just Does Not Get It
What about Bernie Sanders?
maryellen: Jimmy Dore Is Right About the Urgency of Medicare for All. But AOC Isn’t the Problem.
This feud isn’t just an utterly ridiculous waste of time, it’s toxic to movement building. People with an inflated sense…
Dennis: Internationalism or Extinction
The profusion of newsy imagery, ranging from the iconic to the banal, detracts from the intelligence of this lecture. The…
Michael: Cuban Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution
I got a copy of this book as soon as it was available a while back. It is remarkable and…
maryellen: The War at Home – Rebellion
Excellent documentary. Am sharing widely.
Michael: Economic Consequences of a 2nd Economic ‘Mitigation’ Bill
Isn't it obvious that there is a considerable number of people in government (most it appears under the control of…
Christina McClarren: How to Cure America’s Vaccine Paranoia
I don't think you are a shill for 'big pharma,' but you haven't addressed 'big pharma's' motives in this article.…
maryellen: Americans Are Drowning in Debt. Let’s Forgive All of It
Rereading Graeber's Debt: The First 5000 Years. Highly recommended. #debtjubilee
Michael: Go Vote Yourself a Raise, Georgia – You’ve Long Earned It
Ralph Nader's internet-available blog or pod is called "Nader Radio." It's a "graduate course" in productive thinking and acting.
Michael: Go Vote Yourself a Raise, Georgia – You’ve Long Earned It
Damn, this is good! Nader is an amazing thinker and solution-finder. I listen to his blog/program on the internet and…
Colin Stuart: Canada, Haiti and Hong Kong
Yves is absolutely right. Canada’s hypocrisy is showing, most evidently in Haiti, but also in a myriad of other issues…
jlc: Lydia Sargent, Live Like Her
Lydia was a hero. A kind compassionate brilliant tireless inspiration. I think of her teachings every day.
Kenneth: The Biden Presidency: A New Era, or a Fragile Interregnum?
Bello should credit Piketty properly and say where the quote is from. "Capital and Ideology," is it?
Sten: By 2030, Today’s World will be Made Over
Zcommunication's pages have a tendency to highlight the world´s problems a lot, and it is nice to read positive texts…
Anarcissie: Why Jeh Johnson Would Be a Better Defense Secretary Than Michèle Flournoy
I don't understand what ZNet and CODEPINK are doing advising the government and ruling class on their conduct of war…
Michael: Biden Is the Perfect Figurehead for the Post-Trump National Security Establishment
Four more years of Obama-Biden. No surprise there. Nothing has much changed. But history does not exactly repeat itself and…
Dave Markland: Establishment journalists are piling on to smear Robert Fisk now he cannot answer back
A valuable essay. Burke's smear is comically inept. As for di Giovanni, I posted a book review on my Z…
Dave Markland: Review of Hensman’s ‘Indefensible’
I posted the above for its timeliness, since paragraphs 7 to 10 deal with a smear of the recently-deceased Robert…
Michael: Biden’s Choice on Julian Assange and the First Amendment
Obviously the case and treatment of Julian Assange is THE litmus test of whether we truly have any freedom of…
Michael: Work Is the Reason Latinos Are Getting Slammed So Hard by the Pandemic
We in the US are a very punishment oriented people or society. Punishment is often the key or central to…
Michael: The Economy Isn’t Working. That’s Exactly the Plan
Of course all that Robert Freeman writes makes perfect sense! Perhaps even better, apparently he dedicates himself to doing productive…
Michael: Why Venezuela’s National Assembly elections matter
Outsiders like me can only hope that these elections will further an environment of meaningful dialogue and reform where reform…
Matthew Allen: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
Just listened to Episode 94 - "Political Film Making with Amirani". Great interview/dialectic! I do feel, however, that the criticism…
Matthew Allen: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
Sorry for the late reply! And thanks for the explanation!
Brent Irving: Looking Inward: Can We Win? Or Will We Defeat Ourselves?
Sorry for the bad spelling, it is Ben Burgis I will attempt to contact him again to invite you on…
Michael Albert: Looking Inward: Can We Win? Or Will We Defeat Ourselves?
Sure. Sounds like it would be interesting and hopefully helpful. I’d be happy to do it. I guess, from what…
Michael: The History of the Decline and Fall of the American Empire
Amazingly cogent, terse, and persuasive of where we are. Whether a nation can reverse a fall such as he speaks…
Brent Irving: Looking Inward: Can We Win? Or Will We Defeat Ourselves?
In the spirit of questioning your ideas would you be willing to have a discussion with Ben Burgess? Ben is…
Chahal Academy: Why Google is Facing Serious Accusations of Monopoly Practices
Chahal Academy's only focus is to provide the best teachers of India for your UPSC preparation. Because We understand the…
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